By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only seven more weeks to go in the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A, round 31 kicked off on Sunday, October 16th, with the league’s two top teams seeing action. Rio’s CR Flamengo was unable to keep pace with league leader Palmeiras, losing 2x1 to Internacional, while Palmeiras increased its lead over the Rubro-Negra with a 2x1 win over Figueirense.

Though few victories have come easy for Flamengo this Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here